Sam Schaefler historical and literary letters and documents, 1674-1970s

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Sam Schaefler historical and literary letters and documents, 1674-1970s

Sam Schaefler historical and literary letters and documents, 1674-1970s

1674-1970s

Correspondence, documents and manuscripts from late seventeenth and eighteenth century France, especially from the French Revolution, collected by Sam Schaefler. Authors include J.B. Colbert Torcy and the Duchesse Du Lude. Many of the items from the French Revolution represent the work of the Committee of Public Safety and the Committee of General Security. French Revolutionary leaders represented in the collection include François-Antoine Boissy D'Anglas, Jean-Baptiste-Noel Bouchotte, Pierre Joseph Cambon, Lazare Carnot, Jean-Marie Collot D'Herbois, l'Abbʹe de Fauchet, Philippe-Antoine Merlin de Douai, Jean Victor Moreau. C.A. Prieur-Duvernois, and Antoine Joseph Santerre. In addition, the collection includes a letter from the Danish physicist Hans Christian Oersted to Sir John Herschel, a letter by the French poet Romain Rolland, a document of the Philadelphia Artists' Fund Society of 1846 with signatures of its officers, and an autograph letter and a photograph of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1986 ADDITION: One letter from James Monroe and two from Theodore Roosevelt. 1987 ADDITION: Correspondence, documents, manuscripts, and photographs dealing with American and English literature, and American and French history during the era of the Revolutions. Included are letters from Erskine Caldwell, Will Durant, Howard Fast, Rachel Field, Emil Ludwig. Edwin Markham, Christopher Morley, and John Howard Payne; manuscripts of John Drinkwater, Felicia Hemans, Romain Rolland, Louis Untermeyer, and Tennessee Williams; and documents of James Duane, Joseph Hopkinson, and Sir Walter Scott. 1988 ADDITION: Correspondence and documents dealing with American and English history during the 18th and 19th centuries. There are letters from Dubo and Demante de Millot (about the French fleet in Haiti in 1780), U.S. Grant, Victor Hugo, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Robespierre, W.H. Seward, and Daniel Waldo; and documents of the Sultan of Borneo and James Madison. There are also photographs taken by Lee David Hamilton of Central Park and of Polaris submarines. 1989 ADDITION: Correspondence, manuscripts, and documents on American history and literature, from the 17th through the 20th centuries. There are letters and some manuscripts to the editor of ANTHOLOGY OF MYSTICAL VERSE and LYRA MYSTICA dating from the 1920s and the 1930s; letters and autographs of early 20th century Americans and New York and Connecticut colonial documents signed by Isaac Huntington, Jacob Remer, and Thomas Dongon. Also included are photographs of foreign travels in a Packard motorcar, 1903-1904, and a photographic travelogue (photographs taken by Henry C. Rem) of the first European motorcar tour by Americans in a Packard, 1907-1910. 1990 ADDITION: Documents dealing with finance and land sales in New York from 1789 to 1879. There are land deeds resulting from the dispersal of the assets of John Lamb at the end of the 1790s, mortgage bonds, insurance policies, and papers about the insurance claims of Ebenezer Stevens for shipping seized by France in 1808. There is also a letter in rebus form, written in 1734. 1992 ADDITION: Three letters from Richard Le Gallienne to Margot Holmes, his photograph signed and inscribed to her, and a Berenice Abbott photograph have been added. 1997 ADDITION: Naval commission of Richard Morice as Commander of H.M.S. Tarrier.

2 linear ft. (781 items in 4 boxes).

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American author; resident of Cooperstown, N.Y. From the description of Manuscript fragment and portrait, [ca. 1832], [ca. 1850]. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008578 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cooperstown, N.Y., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 July 21. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55822302 From the description of Au...

Nicholson, John, 1757-1800

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Land speculator. From the description of John Nicholson papers, 1795 16 Feb.-10 Mar. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70953089 Financier and land speculator. From the description of John Nicholson family papers, 1786-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981679 Pennsylvania state official and land promoter. From the description of ALS : to Thomas Mifflin, 1791 Nov. 8. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat reco...

Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943

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Woollcott, American critic, member of the Algonquin Round Table, and the inspiration for the character of Sheridan Whiteside in the play The Man Who Came to Dinner by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. From the description of [Letters, 1929-1940] / Alexander Woollcott. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491398373 American drama critic, journalist, playwright, essayist, and actor. From the description of Alexander Woollcott collection, 1921-[194-]. (Boston Univers...

Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957

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English writer and critic born in London. He was editor of Rhythm, the Athenaeum and the Adelphi. He wrote poetry, essays and criticism In 1918 he married Katherine Mansfield for whose work he helped gain recognition. He also edited the Peace News (1940-46). From the description of John Middleton Murry collection. [1931-1944]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676738340 Author John Middleton Murry was born in London to lower-class parents, and proved to...

Baldwin, Faith, 1893-1978

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New York-born American novelist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Norwalk, Connecticut, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1965 Jan. 18 and [no year] Nov. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270862667 American author. From the description of The west wind [manuscript], 1962. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806212 Faith Baldwin enjoyed an unusually long and prolific career as a popular romance writer. Her works generally portray ...

Everett, Alexander Hill, 1790-1847

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Editor and diplomat. From the description of Letter : Boston, to General H.A.S. Dearborn, Roxbury, Mass., 1831 May 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28885732 Diplomat, state legislator from Massachusetts, college president, and editor. From the description of Letter of Alexander Everett, 1825. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010077 American diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter : Roxbury, Mass., to Mrs. S.J. Hale, [18...

Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947

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Richard Le Gallienne, British journalist and author, was a prolific writer during the late 19th and early 20th century. His early mentor was Oliver Wendell Holmes. Le Gallienne wrote My ladies' sonnets (1887), and the romantic novel, The quest of the golden girl (1896). He published The romantic nineties (1926), while working as a journalist in New York. In 1927 Le Gallienne emigrated to France where he lived out the remainder of his life. From the description of Manuscript-Letters, ...

Hubbard, Tunis, 1775-1853.

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Colt, Peter, 1744-1824

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None available. From the guide to the Letters to Mrs. Peter Colt, 1782, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) ...

Richter, Conrad, 1890-1968

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Richter, a noted writer of mainly novels of pioneer life in America, was born in Pennsylvania and lived part of his life in New Mexico. He won a Pulitzer Prize for "The Town," the third part of his 1966 trilogy "The Awakening Land." His 1936 novel "Sea of Grass" was made into a motion picture in 1947. From the description of Papers, 1936-1977. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 28629813 American author (chiefly fiction); b. Conrad Michael ...

Pupin, Michael, 1858-1935

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Columbia College, A.B., 1883; Columbia University, Doctor of Science, 1904; Professor of Electro-mechanics, 1901-1927. From the description of Papers, 1800-1995. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122600557 ...

Monsarrat, Nicholas, 1910-1979

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Monmayou, Joseph

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Hopkinson, Joseph, 1770-1842

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Attorney, U.S. senator. From the description of Letter, 1818 Nov. 17, to Daniel Webster. (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 78356878 Pennsylvania congressman and jurist. From the description of ALS : to John Nicholson, 1794 Oct. 16. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122475381 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Richard Rush, 1817 Mar. 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489380 ...

Newton, Joseph Fort, 1876-1950

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Joseph Fort Newton was a protestant clergyman and author. He was associated with Saint James Church and the Church of Saint Luke and the Epiphany, both of Philadelphia. From the description of Papers, 1919-1950 (inclusive), 1930-1950 (bulk). (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122347600 ...

Madison, James, 1751-1836

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James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...

Ginsberg, Louis, 1895-1976

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Poet, Professor of English at Rutgers University. Ginsberg (Columbia University M.A., 1924) was the father of poet Allen Ginsberg. From the guide to the Louis Ginsberg Papers, [ca. 1920]-1976., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Louis Ginsberg (1896-1976) was a poet, English teacher, and socialist. His writings appeared in the New York Times and the New York Herald as well as in several poetry anthologies, including Modern American an...

Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940

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President of City College, 1903-1911. From the description of Papers, 1907-1964, 1963-1964 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155502699 American editor, educator, and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 28 January 1934, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1934 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577340 John Huston Finley (1863-1940) was an educator, editor, author, and civic leader. He was president of Knox Colle...

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888

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Botanist, ardent supporter of Charles Darwin, first professor appointed to the faculty of the University of Michigan, and Professor of Botany at Harvard University. From the description of Asa Gray collection, 1871-1885. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68802268 Asa Gray is an American botanist. He was made Professor of Natural History at Harvard University in 1842 and held that position until 1873. He was the author of several works including Manual of the bota...

Godefroy, Maximilian, 1765-1840?

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Ludwig, Emil, 1881-1948

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Emil Ludwig was a friend of Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel; he had contact with them in France at the beginning of their exile, and he likewise emigrated to the U.S. in 1940 and settled in California, where they continued their friendship with him. Ludwig had become a Swiss citizen in 1932, and he returned to live there after the war. Elga Ludwig was Emil's wife. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1939-1946. (University of Pennsylvania Library)....

Noyes, Daniel Rogers, 1793-1877.

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Chaplin, Ralph, 1887-1961

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Poet, writer, labor editor. From the description of Correspondence, with Agnes Inglis, 1936-1951. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367755 Labor leader, poet, and songwriter; joined I.W.W. in 1913 and became chief publicist and agitator; divided his time between commercial art and editing labor papers, working in various cities in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America; spent time in Leavenworth Prison (Kan.) for his anti-World War I activities; spent last years i...

Affry, Franco̧is d'.

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Lamb, John, 1735-1800

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Soldier and officer in the American Revolutionary War; resident of New York City. From the description of Letterbooks, 1778-1782. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58759541 From the description of John Lamb papers, 1762-1887 (bulk 1762-1799). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476017786 Patriot and army officer. From the description of Letters of John Lamb, 1786-1788. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014869 ...

Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940

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Prominent 19th Century poet and social activist. Born Charles Edward Anson Markham. From the description of Letter, 1893 February 27, Oakland, California / C.E. [Charles Edwin] Markham. 1893. (Wagner College). WorldCat record id: 47353726 From the description of Letter, 1893 July 3, New York [to] Mr. E.E. Burlingame, Editor, Scribner's Magazine / Charles Edwin Markham. 1893. (Wagner College). WorldCat record id: 47353760 From the description of Letter, 1904 March 31...

Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

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American actor and playwright. From the description of Scrapbook, 1813-1852 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647811929 From the description of Letter : Washington, to Elizabeth Payne, 1850 April 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22772908 From the description of Home, sweet home, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 237626353 Appointed by President Tyler, the actor and playwright served as U.S. Consul in Tunis from 1842-1845, a...

Scollard, Clinton, 1860-1932

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Poet, professor of English at Hamilton College. From the description of ALS : Clinton, N.Y., to Ellen E. Dickinson, 1886 Nov. 2. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165795 American author. From the description of The hills of hay [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647830650 Clinton Scollard was an author and educator based in the Northeast. He served as Professor of Rhetoric at Hamilton College before res...

Cambon, Joseph, 1756-1820

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French financier and politician. From the description of Document signed : Paris, 1792 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134683 French politician. From the description of Document signed : Paris, 1796 Sept. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134684 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to M. Laffabrie, 1792 May 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133608 ...

Wood, Charles Erskine Scott, 1852-1944

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Charles Erskine Scott Wood (1852-1944) was a U.S. Army officer, lawyer, and author. After graduating from the U.S. Military Academy in 1874, he became an aide to General O.O. Howard in 1877, serving with him in thePacific Northwest during the Bannock and Paiute and Nez Percé Indian wars. He later attended Columbia University, obtained his law degrees, and established a practice of maritime and corporation law in Portland, Oregon. In addition to his successful law practice, Wood painted, wrote, ...

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935

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A socialist and deist, Gilman was an independent thinker, author, and speaker who was an intellectual leader of the women's movement from the late 1890s through the mid-1920s. For further information, see Notable American Women (1971). From the description of Letter of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 1908. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 424455095 From the description of Poems of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 543658120 ...

Huntington, Joseph, 1735-1794

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Le Bon, Joseph, 1765-1795

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French politician. From the description of Document signed : Abbeville, 1793 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598826 ...

Tauchnitz, Karl Christian Phillipp, 1798-1884.

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Fast, Howard, 1914-2003

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Popular and prolific novelist Howard Fast was born in New York City. His parents were poor immigrants, and he worked odd jobs as a youth, crediting his love of reading to a job as a page at the New York Public Library. He published his first novel at eighteen, and found early success writing adventures set in America's past. He worked for the Office of War Information during World War II, writing for the radio program Voice of America. A Communist from about 1944-1956, Fast appeared before the H...

Wouk, Herman, 1915-....

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American author. From the description of Manuscripts, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122602658 Author. From the description of Papers of Herman Wouk, 1931-1996. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132672 Herman Wouk (1915- ) is an American author of novels and plays. He won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1952 for The Caine Mutiny. From the guide to the Herman Wouk papers, 1951-1953, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives ...

Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935

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Peterborough (Hillsborough Co.), N.H. poet. From the description of Papers, 1928. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36405152 Robinson was an American poet. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1882-1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612365637 From the description of Letters to Harry de Forest Smith, 1888-1936 (inclusive), 1890-1900 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505878 From the description...

Limerick, Thomas Dongan, Earl of, 1634-1715

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Thomas Dongan, 2nd Earl of Limerick, was appointed provincial governor of New York in 1682 by James, the Duke of York who had become the Lord Proprietor of the province. From the description of Order of Thomas Dongan to Benjamin Collier, 1684, Mar. 16. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 680379258 Colonial Governor of New York. From the description of Document signed, 1686 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705...

Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957

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American author and journalist. From the description of Letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1940 October 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810653 Christopher Morley was an American editor, an author, and a Rhodes scholar. Morley was one of the founders of the "Saturday Review of Literature," of which he was an editor from 1924 to 1940. A prolific author, he wrote more than 50 books. His novels include PANASSUS ON WHEELS (1917), THE HAUNTED BOOKS...

Pike, Nicolas, 1743-1819

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Teacher, author of first popular American arithmetic textbook. From the description of ALS : Newburyport, Mass., to Jedidiah Morse, 1799 Mar. 4. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122626210 ...

Michaud, Jean Baptiste 1759-1819

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Thierry, Augustin, 1795-1856

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Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908

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American poet, critic, and journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Sanborn, 1881 Jul. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575155 Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908) was poet, critic, editor, and stockbroker in New York City. He published his first volume in 1860, entitled Poems Lyrical and Idyllic, followed by a succession of works and anthologies. Stedman was also a member and officer of many national and local literary associations....

Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972

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Poet, acting editor of The Dial magazine, 1925-1929. Born Marianne Craig Moore. From the description of Book manuscripts, 1935-1967. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122417395 From the description of Albums, [ca. 1905-1936]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524976 From the description of Family correspondence, 1848-1972, bulk 1905-1972. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540617 From the desc...

Torcy, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, marquis de, 1665-1746

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French diplomat and minister of foreign affairs (1689-1715) who played a crucial role in the conferences that ended the War of Spanish Succession with the treaties of Utrecht (1713) and Rastatt (1714). From the description of Jean-Baptiste Colbert correspondence : with the abbé François Gaultier, 1711-1714. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 84616446 1696-1715 minister of foreign affairs; 1710 established central diplomatic archive at Ve...

Service, Robert W. (Robert William), 1874-1958

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Canadian author noted for poems about the Klondike gold rush. From the description of Papers of Robert W. Service, 1929-1943. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136612 ...

Stickney, Carolyn.

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Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1832-1884

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Lord Byron was a "British Romantic poet and satirist whose poetry and personality captured the imagination of Europe. Renowned as the "gloomy egoist" of his autobiographical poem Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (1812-18) in the 19th century, he is now more generally esteemed for the satiric realism of Don Juan (1819-24)." "Byron, George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Academic ed. http://search.eb.com/eb/ (Retrieved December 9, 2008) "Work, Henry Cla...

Foote, Shelby.

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Shelby Foote was a novelist and historian, who was born in Greenville, Miss., in 1916; attended the University of North Carolina, 1935-1937; served in the Mississippi National Guard and then as field artillery captain in Northern Ireland, 1940-1944; and worked for the Associated Press, 1944-1945. In 1949, "Tournament," his first novel, was published. Foote moved to Memphis in 1954. From the description of Shelby Foote papers, 1935-1999 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat...

Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1834-1943.

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Holland, J.G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881

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Josiah Gilbert Holland was a doctor, an educator, and a popular author, but is best remembered as the first editor of Scribner's. After brief careers in medicine and education, he became editor of the Springfield Republican in his native Massachusetts. In 1870, he became the founding editor and co-owner of Scribner's. His many published works include poetry, regional short stories, history, and popular philosophical essays. He sometimes used the pseudonym "Timothy Titcomb." From the ...

Varick, Richard, 1753-1831

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Revolutionary soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Greene, 1780 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574176 Varick was military secretary to Schuyler, later to Arnold, then Washington. From the description of AMS, 1775 November 30-1776 August 27 : Albany. Major General Schuyler's Account Current with Capt. Richard Varick. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14105134 Richard Varick (1743-1831), an Am...

Zaturenska, Marya, 1902-1982

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Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

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At this time, Samuel Huntington was the governor of Connecticut. George Clinton was the governor of New York. From the description of Letter to George Clinton, 1791 November 11. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866432 Samuel Huntington (1731-1796) was born on July 16 in Windham, Connecticut. After private study, Huntington received permission to practice law in Connecticut in 1754. He moved to Norwich in 1760. He was elected as a Representative fr...

Lin, Yutang, 1895-1976

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Author, philologist, and educator. From the description of Papers of Yutang Lin, 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014862 This letter is a copy of one sent to a Mrs. Stein from Yutang Lin and his wife, Tsuifeng Lin, thanking her for sending them Lewis Mumford's Faith For Living. From the description of Letter, 1940, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155871585 ...

Benton, Joel, 1832-1911

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Journalist, poet. From the description of Letters, 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122519965 From the description of Letter, 1876 March 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578526 Joel Benton (1832-1911), author of IN THE POE CIRCLE, resided in New York (State). From the description of Joel Benton papers, 1892-1908. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478168 American journalist and poet, author of several books on American writers. ...

Lamdin, James Reid, 1807-1889.

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Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990

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American writer. From the description of Correspondence with Alfred S. Dashiell, 1931-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51846130 Carl Zigrosser and Lewis Mumford were life-long friends with shared interests in the arts, society and politics. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1925-1971, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902319 Sir Patrick Geddes was a Scottish biologist, sociologi...

Carnot, Lazare, 1753-1823

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French government official and mathematician. From the description of Lazare Carnot letter, 1813 Aug. 1. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936987 French statesman and soldier. From the description of Letter signed as Ministre de l'Intérieur : Paris, to the "grand maitre" of the University, 1815 May 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134722 From the description of Document signed : Paris, to the agent national du district de Preuilly...

Stephenson, Ann, fl.1792.

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Bacon, Leonard, 1887-1954

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American poet. From the description of Quotation n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56906054 From the guide to the Leonard Bacon letter, 1930, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Pulitzer Prize winning poet (1941); resident of Peace Dale, Rhode Island. From the description of Collection, 1887-1946. (University of Rhode Island Library, Kingston). WorldCat record id: 41939671 Biographical ...

Boissy d'Anglas, François-Antoine, comte de, 1756-1826

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Issu d’une famille protestante ardéchoise, François-Antoine, comte de Boissy d’Anglas (1756-1826) fut reçu avocat au Parlement de Paris avant la Révolution. Élu député du tiers état par la sénéchaussée d’Annonay, il fut réélu à la Convention et envoyé en mission avec Legendre et Vitet à Lyon, pour réprimer les troubles survenus à propos des subsistances. Pendant la Terreur, Boissy d’Anglas se joignit à Tallien et Barrès pour combattre Robespierre. Secrétaire de la Convention en vendémiaire, il f...

Laski, Harold Joseph, 1893-1950

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Political scientist and educator. From the description of Letter of Harold Joseph Laski, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014835 Harold J. Laski was a political scientist and socialist, born in Manchester England. He studied at Oxford, and lectured at US universities before joining the London School of Economics (1920). He was chairman of the Labour Party (1945-6). His political philosophy was Marxism. His books, included Authority in the Modern State (1919), A Grammar...

Masefield, John, 1878-1967

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The English poet, playwright and novelist, John Masefield was born in 1878 in Ledbury. After running away to sea early (when he was thirteen) he settled in London from 1897 and devoted himself to writing. Later he moved to Oxford which was where he lived when most of the following collection was produced. Masefield became Poet Laureate in 1930 and was awarded the Order of Merit in 1935. Among his more notable works are, some early reflections of his maritime experiences in Salt Water Ballads (19...

France, Anatole, 1844-1924

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French writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Anthippe Sevastos Couchoud, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 607535293 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Anthippe Sevastos Couchoud, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 607557572 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire, to Anthippe Sevastos Couchoud, [1917 Dec. 14]. (Unknown). WorldCat...

Moreau, Jean Victor Marie, 1763-1813

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Epithet: Marshal British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x00007f French general. From the description of Letter signed : Augsburg, to Ludwig, Landgrave of Hesse, 1800 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270639284 Epithet: General commanding the Army of the Rhine British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x00007e ...

Watson, William, 1858-1935

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William Watson was an English author remembered primarily for his epigrammatic poems. He wrote in the classical tradition, and his primary influences seem to have been Tennyson, Keats, and Matthew Arnold. His verse is contemplative, by turns philosophical and political, and generally structured rather than lyrical. He also wrote articles and criticism. He was knighted in 1917. From the description of William Watson letter and signed photo of house, 1913 Feb. 17. (Pennsylvania State U...

Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Letter : to "My dear fellow," [18--] July 12. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900949 Willis was a journalist and writer of plays, poems and short stories. From the description of Letter, to Maunsell B. (Maunsell Bradhurst) Field, 1854 March 31. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122493287 Nathaniel Parker Willis was one of the highest paid periodical writers of his day, a poet, ...

Milet-Mureau, L. A. (Louis Antoine), 1756-1825

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Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944

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Hendrik Willem van Loon was born in Rotterdam, Holland on January 14, 1882. He attended Cornell University, graduating in 1905. In 1906 he married Eliza Ingersoll Bowditch and began working for the Associated Press in New York City, Washington, D.C., Moscow, and Warsaw. His son Henry Bowditch van Loon was born on June 22, 1907, and Gerard Willem van Loon on January 16, 1911. Hendrik van Loon received his Ph.D. from the University of Munich in 1911, and in 1913 his book THE FALL OF THE DUTCH REPU...

Hagedorn, Hermann, 1882-1964

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Hermann Hagedorn was born in New York City in 1882 and educated at Harvard University, the University of Berlin, and Columbia University. From 1909 to 1911 he was an instructor in English at Harvard. Hagedorn was a friend and biographer of Theodore Roosevelt and served as Secretary and Director of the Theodore Roosevelt Association from 1919 to 1957. Hagedorn died in Santa Barbara, California in 1964. From the guide to the Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1898-1970, (Beinecke Rare Book and M...

Carroll, Paul Vincent, 1900-1968

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Paul Vincent Carroll, playwright. From the description of The devil came from Dublin: typescript, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122456255 Epithet: playwright British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000787.0x00015c ...

Durant, Will, 1885-1981

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Also contains correspondence from Ariel Durant, wife of Will Durant. From the description of Correspondence : with W.A. Swanberg, 1963. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155896493 American historian. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Los Angeles, to Mrs. W.L. Graves, 1945 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742337 ...

Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945

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Arthur Symons was an English critic and poet. From the description of Arthur Symons collection. [1906-1929]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800282 Epithet: poet and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x0001cd Arthurs Symons was an accomplished poet, critic, short story writer, travel writer, playwright, and editor. An important figure in the developmen...

Morice, Richard.

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Smith, William Farrar, 1824-1903

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American army officers. From the description of Letter signed for him by James J. Brady : New York, to Joseph Holt, 1865 Aug. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664862 Union army officer. From the description of William Farrar Smith correspondence, 1863-1899. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980495 William Farrar Smith, also known as Baldy Smith, was born in St. Albans, Vermont, February 17, 1824, the son of Ashbel and Sarah Butler Smith. ...

Fletcher, John Gould, 1886-1950

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American poet and critic. From the description of Correspondence, works, and clippings, 1910-1952, nd. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122453062 John Gould Fletcher, born in Little Rock, Arkansas and educated at Phillips Academy and Harvard (1903-1907), was a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author. Fletcher lived in England for years before returning home to Arkansas where, in the 1920s and 1930s, he was act...

Kock, Paul de, 1793-1871

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to M. Delsaux, 1868 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596966 Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0002a3 ...

Dane, Clemence

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English dramatist. From the description of How clear she shines! : a play in three acts, [n.p.] : typescript copy (carbon) with some deletions and corrections, at least partly autograph, [ca. 1932]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129885 Clemence Dane was the pseudonym of Winifred Ashton, an English author noted for her plays and novels. Her brief experiences as an actor and her love of the theatre infused her work with a dramatic quality. She was also a gifted artist and ...

Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794

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Epithet: French politician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x0001df French revolutionary; President of the National Convention; instrumental figure in the Reign of Terror. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified recipient, 1794 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270482223 French Revolutionist. From the description of Autograph lette...

Brandes, Georg, 1842-1927

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Literary critic and historian. From the description of Georg Morris Cohen Brandes papers, 1909-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451300 ...

Duane, James, 1733-1797

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Jurist, satesman, and member of Continental Congress, born in New York City. He was the leading advocate of the rights of New York to the New Hampshire grants, and drew up a memorial to the assembly in 1773 in support of the claim of his state to an eastern boundary on the Connecticut river. From the description of State of the evidence and argument in support of the territorial rights and jurisdiction of New York against the government of New Hampshire and the claiments under it and...

Bouchotte, J. (Jean), 1754-1840

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Minister of War. From the description of Letter signed : Paris, to M. Belair, 1794 Mar. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537919 Fr. Minister of War. From the description of Document signed : Paris, 1792 May 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536668 ...

La Farge, Oliver, 1901-1963

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Oliver La Farge studied anthropology at Harvard University where he took part in an archaeological expedition to northern Arizona where he studied Navajo ruins. He earned a Hemenway Fellowship that extended to graduate research in Guatemala with the Middle American Research Institute of Tulane University. While writing the report of his research trip, La Farge also began writing his first novel, Laughing Boy, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929. La Farge was a prolific writer, publishing 24 books...

Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982

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English novelist; Brown class of 1907. From the description of Papers, 1953-1968. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122615539 Swinnerton, a literary critic, editor, and author, was born in London and worked as an office boy and later as an editor for publishers. He began writing the first of his more than forty novels and twenty books of criticism in 1909. He was literary critic for the Evening news and The Observer. Swinnerton is best known for his novels, including N...

MacKaye, Percy Wallace, 1875-

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Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968

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American poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berkeley, California, to Frank Deering, 1919 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131470 Poet. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., 1881; graduated from Harvard University. Began writing poetry full-time in 1908. Moved to Santa Fe where he died in 1968. From the description of Witter Bynner papers, 1917-1943. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 35920677 American poet and sc...

O'Reilly, John Boyle, 1844-1890

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Papers of John Boyle O'Reilly [manuscript], 1873-1896. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814404 John Boyle O'Reilly was born in Ireland, where his parents instilled in him the Irish love for poetry and rebellion. Court martialed for mutiny, O'Reilly escaped his Australian exile and emigrated to Boston, where he became editor of the Pilot. Reknowned as a poet, orator, journalist, and publisher, he used his p...

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

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Poet, from Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1859-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903002 American author and poet. From the description of A psalm of life, fourth verse, 1850. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 274069802 American teacher, translator, and poet. From the description of Letter, Nahant, Mass., to Mrs. T.B. Lawrence, Newport, 1872 July 20. (Boston Athenaeum...

Gay De Vernon, Simon Francois

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French general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Besançon, to the Duc de Feltre, 1812 May 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269564683 ...

Roberts, Cecil, 1892-1976.

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Journalist, poet, and author. Full name: Cecil Edric Mornington Roberts. From the description of A man arose: manuscript poem, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449666 ...

Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Mark Van Doren and his wife, Dorothy Van Doren. From the description of Letters, 1965-1978, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877479 Mark Van Doren was an American author, scholar, and educator. He is probably best remembered for his long tenure as Columbia professor, where he was noted for his inspired Humanities courses and respect for students. His poetry was meticulously well-crafted and gr...

Oppenheim, James, 1882-1932

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Oppenheim was founder of The Seven Arts, and co-edited it along with Brooks and Waldo Frank. From the description of Correspondence : to Van Wyck Brooks, 1916-1920. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 182857686 American poet and novelist. From the description of Essay by James Oppenheim [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814351 James Oppenheim (1882-1932), an American poet, novelist and editor, was a...

Bonnay, Charles-François, marquis de, 1750-1825

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Schaefler, Sam

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Rainer, Luise, 1910-

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Rainer had emigrated to the U.S. around 1935. She was apparently a good friend of Alma Mahler; it is not clear whether they knew each other before their respective emigrations. From 1937 to 1940 she was married to Clifford Odets, who worked with Franz Werfel at one point on an adaptation of Jacobowsky und der Oberst. In 1944 or 1945 she married the publisher Robert Knittel. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1941-1945, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). Wo...

Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814,

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Born Marie Josephe Rose Tascher de la Pagerie on the island of Martinique, she was married to Alexandre, Vicomte de Beauharnais in 1779. He was guillotined in 1794. She was introduced to Napoleon Bonaparte in 1795 and married him in 1796. He made her his empress in 1804, but divorced her in 1810. She retired to Malmaison, her country home, where she died in 1814. From the description of [Letters] / Josephine. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 171160047 ...

Frazer, James George, 1854-1941

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Scottish anthropologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Trinity College, Cambridge, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1925 Jan. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270751681 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Sir George Grahame, 1928 Feb. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270751685 ...

Besant, Annie, 1847-1933

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Theosophist and political leader in India. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Crowther, 1888 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623129 Annie Wood Besant was born in London to Irish parents. An early marriage to a young clergyman ended in divorce, as Annie's increasing progressivism led to social activism. She renounced the Church, and became one of the most formidable and sought after writers and lecturers for such causes as the Freethink...

Oudot, Charles-François, 1755-1841

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Santerre, Antoine-Joseph, 1752-1809

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French Revolutionary general and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Tournay , to a friend, 1800 May 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634383 ...

Shillaber, B. P. (Benjamin Penhallow), 1814-1890

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Author, of Portsmouth, N.H.; also wrote under names Mrs. Partington and Ruth Partington. From the description of Letter, 1853 Nov. 22. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70961170 American humorist. From the description of Papers of B. P. Shillaber [manuscript], 1856-1890. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647846046 From the description of To J.T. Fields : autograph poem signed and accompanying autograph letter si...

Besant, Walter, 1836-1901

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English novelist. From the description of Note : to Wilson, 1891 March 6. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936605 From the description of Autograph clipped from a letter : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621664 British author. From the description of The luck of the "Susan Bell" / by Walter Besant. [ca. 1868-1901] (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 29305316 Walter Besant (1836-1901) was an English aut...

Louis XV, King of France, 1710-1774

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A lawyer in New Orleans, Louisiana, Edward Alexander Parsons (1878-1962) married and had at least one daughter. A bibliophile, he briefly worked for the New Orleans Public Library in the 1930s and over a period of sixty years built a private collection, known as the Bibliotheca Parsoniana, with over 8,000 manuscripts and 40,000 publications on the American South, which was acquired by the University of Texas at Austin in 1958. An avid researcher and amateur historian, Parsons publis...

Arcambal, Jacques Phillipe, 1765-1843.

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Blair, Frank P., Jr. (Francis Preston), 1821-1875

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Frank P. Blair was a general in the Union Army during the Civil War. From the guide to the Frank P. Blair Letter, ., 6 June 1865, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) St. Louis, Missouri, lawyer; private, Mexican War; attorney general, New Mexico Territory; Missouri state representative, 1852-1856, 1870; Missouri congressman, 1857-1864; colonel, Union army, Civil War; Missouri senator, 1871-1873. From the descrip...

Greely, Adolphus W. (Adolphus Washington), 1844-1935

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Adolphus Washington Greely (b. March 27, 1844, Newburyport, Massachusetts-d. October 20, 1935, Washington, D.C.) served throughout the American Civil War and remained in the army at the war's close. In 1881 he was appointed to lead the United States International Polar Year Expedition, 1881-1884 to Ellesmere Island. He retired from the Army in 1908 and died in Washington in 1935. ...

Williams,Tennessee, 1911-1983

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American playwright. From the description of Papers of Tennessee Williams [manuscript], 1927-1957. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809684 From the description of Typed letters signed (3) : Key West, Chicago and New York, to Seymour Peck, 1961 Jan. 19-1969 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875024 From the description of Tennessee Williams letter to Tim Moore [manuscript], 1976 September 13 or 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id:...

Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835

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Tallmadge was an officer in the Revolutionary War and a congressman from Connecticut. From the description of Benjamin Tallmadge collection, 1756-1846. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 609870436 Continental Army officer and U.S. representative from Connecticut. From the description of Benjamin Tallmadge correspondence, 1781-1782. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980354 United States representative from Connecticut and army officer. ...

De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859

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Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x0002d6 De Quincey was an English essayist and critic. From the description of Compositions, 1818-185-. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80714484 From the guide to the Compositions, 1818-185-?., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) English Romantic author Thomas De Quincey was a brilliant cl...

Geismar, Maxwell David, 1909-

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Epithet: writer on American literature British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000097 ...

Latude, Henri Masers ˜deœ 1725-1805

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Epithet: French adventurer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x0001a8 ...

Munroe, Kirk, 1850-1930

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Author and adventurer. From the description of Papers of Kirk Munroe, 1850-1940 (bulk 1867-1932). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066384 American juvenile author. From the description of A mud-bespattered arrival from Califronia, being Chapter II of an unidentified work : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript unsigned, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613377 Biographical Note ...

A'Becket, Thomas, 1843-1918.

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Fuller, Henry Blake, 1857-1929

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Henry Blake Fuller (1857-1929) was an American poet, essayist, and novelist. His works include The chevalier of Pensieri-Vani, The cliff-dwellers, and With the procession. From the description of Letters to Louise Lawrence Venus Washburn, 1873-pre-1929. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122584605 American author. From the description of Papers of Henry Blake Fuller, 1866-1904 (bulk 1886-1904). (University of Virgin...

Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim

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Historian and writer Tuchman (1912- ) received an A.B. from Radcliffe College (1933), and worked as a journalist and editor. She is the author of many prize-winning works, including The Guns of August (1962) and Stilwell and the American Experience in China (1971). From the description of Letter, 1963. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007438 New York-born American journalist and historian; Pulitzer-prize winning author of The Guns of August, 1962. Fro...

McClintock, John, 1814-1870

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American Methodist clergyman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (9) : Carlisle, Pa., to Harper & Brothers, 1848 Apr. 27-1859 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270608696 John McClintock, editor, educator, and college president, was born October 27, 1814, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died March 4, 1870, in Madison, New Jersey. He taught at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania (1836-1848); was editor of the Methodist Quarterly Review (1848-1856...

Bradford, Gamaliel, 1863-1932

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Epithet: American man of letters British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x00037a Virginia Taylor McCormick (1873-1957), of Norfolk, Virginia was a poet, literary critic, essayist, lecturer, and the editor of The Lyric, 1921-1929. From the guide to the Virginia Taylor McCormick Papers, 1887-1953., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) Gamaliel Bradford, ...

Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962

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Richard Aldington, British poet, novelist and essayist. From the description of Richard Aldington collection, 1918-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81650599 From the description of Richard Aldington collection, 1918-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148171 Richard Aldington was born in Hampshire in 1882. Educated at Dover College and London University he founded the "Egotist journal "in 1913. He joined the British Army and served on the Western Front in 19...

Towne, Charles Hanson, 1877-1949

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Charles Hanson Towne (1877-1949) was an author, editor and popular New York celebrity. From 1924 to 1929 he edited many magazines including Smart Set, Delineator, Designer, McClure's, and Harper's Bazaar. He also wrote poetry, novels, plays, travel essays, song cycles, lyrics for musicals and operettas, memoirs, and newspaper columns; taught poetry at Columbia University; and toured with the Broadway hit, Life With Father. Much of his writing celebrated New York City and he was considered to be ...

Guthrie, A. B., Jr. (Alfred Bertram), 1901-1991

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Alfred Bertram "A. B." Guthrie was born on January 13, 1901 in Choteau, Montana. He graduated from Montana State University (now the University of Montana) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1923. Starting in 1926 Guthrie worked for the Lexington Leader in Kentucky, and for the next twenty-one years was a reporter, city editor, editorial writer, and executive editor. Guthrie was also a successful novelist, mainly writing about the American West. The Big Sky was his first novel published in 1947. ...

Torrence, Ridgely, 1875-1950

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American poet and artist. From the description of Three O'clock (morning) : autograph poem signed : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572856 American poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Laurens Maynard, 1899 Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572852 American author, poet, playwright, and editor. From the description of Papers of Frederic Ridgely Torrence, n.d., 1906-1934. (University of V...

Todd, John Payne, 1792-1858

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John Payne Todd was the son of Dolley Payne and her first husband, John Todd. After Todd's death, Dolley Payne married President James Madison, making John Payne Todd Madison's stepson. Todd had a weakness for gambling, and was unsuccessful in an assignment seeking Russia's help to end the War of 1812. After the death of President Madison, Dolley Madison was forced to sell Montpelier, the family plantation, to pay her son's debts. From the description of John Payne Todd correspondenc...

Sebastiani, François Horace Bastien, Comte, 1772-1851.

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Marshal of France. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Constantinople, to General Marmont, 1808 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270860312 ...

Jones, Thomas S. (Thomas Samuel), 1882-1932

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Poet. Jones was a religious poet. In his later years he became interested in automatic writing. From the description of Thomas S. Jones papers, [ca. 1900-1932]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 506124046 ...

Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895

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Badeau was a Union army general, an aide to General William T. Sherman, and a historian. From the description of Badeau, Adam, narrative. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23360819 American author and historian. From the description of Letter, 1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367573079 General, United States Army; biographer of Ulysses S. Grant. From the description of Correspondence, 1885, 1889. (Abraham Lincoln Presid...

Child, Francis James, 1825-1896

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The materials in this bound volume were generated due to a manuscript called the "Harris manuscript." The Harris manuscript was written down by the sisters Amelia Harris (1815-1891) and Jane Harris (1823-1897). They compiled a family repertoire of Scottish ballads, mainly passed on orally to the sisters by their mother, Grace Dow Harris (Mrs. David Harris) (b.1782). This manuscript and some correspondence was purchased in 1873 by Professor Francis James Child of Harvard University who was a scho...

Hemans, Mrs., 1793-1835

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Felicia Hemans was one of the first successful female English career poets. For a brief time, she was the most popular and acclaimed poet writing in England. Mrs. Hemans embodies a significant transition in English poetry from Romantic lyricism to the moral and patriotic themes prevalent in the Victorian era. From the description of Felicia Hemans letters and poems, 1825, n.d. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50039596 Felicia Dorothea Browne Hem...

Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943

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William Lyon Phelps was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on January 2, 1865. He received a B.A. degree from Yale in 1887, an A.M. degree from Harvard in 1891, and a Ph.D. from Yale in 1891. Phelps taught English at Yale from 1892 until 1933 and was a popularizer of literature through his public lectures, radio addresses, and syndicated newspaper columns. He died in New Haven on August 21, 1943. From the description of William Lyon Phelps papers, 1826-1944 (inclusive), 1887-1943 (bulk)...

Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Muni, Paul, 1895-1967

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Paul Muni (Mehilem Weisenfreund), actor of stage and screen, was born in Austria on September 22, 1895. Muni's early career on the American stage was in the Yiddish theater where he acted under the name Muni Weisenfreund. His first role was in the production TWO CORPSES AT BREAKFAST in 1908. During the years 1908 through 1926 he toured in Yiddish theater productions becoming a member of the Yiddish Art Theatre in 1918. Paul Muni married Bella Finkel an actress of the Yid...

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Mattocks, John, 1777-1847

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Field, Rachel, 1894-1942

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Rachel Field, author, studied playwriting at Radcliffe, 1914-1918. She wrote plays, children's books, poetry, and novels. She received the Newberry medal for children's literature (1929) and the National Award for Fiction (1935). From the description of Papers, 1845-1942 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008513 Rachel Field, American novelist, poet, and author of children's fiction. From the guide to the Rachel Field collection, 1917-1942,...

Binyon, Laurence, 1869-1943

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Laurence Binyon was an English writer. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire literary papers. From the description of Laurence Binyon fonds. [1941]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 660202804 Binyon was born Aug. 10, 1869 in Lancaster, England; British Museum official for 40 years, as well as art historian, critic, translator, playwright, and poet; author of numerous works on art, including Painting in the Fa...

Bourdon, François-Louis, 1758-1798

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Morel de La Colombe, Louis Saint Ange, 1755-1799.

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Fauchet, Claude, 1744-1793

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Epithet: Président en la Cour de Monnoyes British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000981.0x000057 Clergyman and French revolutionary. From the description of Memorial of Claude Fauchet, 1790. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450204 ...

Toynbee, Arnold, 1889-1975

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Martin Lehfeldt is a 1961 graduate of Haverford College. Arnold Toynbee was the commencement speaker at Haverford in 1961. From the description of Letter : Sarasota, FL , 1965 February 21, to Martin Lehfeldt / Arnold Toynbee. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 747048583 Epithet: historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000341 British historian. From the d...

Barlow, Francis C. (Francis Channing), 1834-1896

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Deland, Margaret, 1857-1945

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Author Margaret Wade Campbell Deland was born in Allegheny, Penn. She became interested in the plight of unmarried mothers, taking them into her home until they could find proper jobs. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Letters, 1884-1937 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007073 Margaret Deland was born in Western Pennsylvania, was educated in New York, and lived much of her adult life i...

Jolliffe, William, 1851-1927

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Epithet: of Add MS 29606 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x000042 ...

Macaulay, Rose, 1881-1958

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Rose Macaulay was born in Rugby in 1881 and educated at Somerville College, Oxford. She was a prolific writer: her first best-seller was Potterism in 1920 but she also published a biography of John Milton, and wrote verse. Her final novel, The Towers of Trezibond (1956) was especially highly regarded and created a literary sensation. She also wrote many articles for periodicals such as The Spectator and The Observer . Her correspondence with a distant cousin, the Revd. J.H.C. Johnson, was publis...